Rwanda Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,162
No. Of products 2,243
No. Of partners 112
Imports (in US$ Mil) 3,195
No. Of products 3,532
No. Of partners 159

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.36
Index of export market penetration1.56
World Growth-1.78
Country Growth-11.68

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)35.31
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)19.03

Rwanda top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Congo, Dem. Rep.373 32.07
United Arab Emirates344 29.63
Uganda61 5.27
Switzerland54 4.62
Pakistan39 3.37
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China635 19.88
India281 8.78
Kenya278 8.71
Tanzania270 8.44
United Arab Emirates244 7.64

Rwanda Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials240 20.63 188 5.88 1.76
Intermediate goods414 35.60 875 27.38 10.90
Consumer goods479 41.20 1,501 46.97 13.20
Capital goods28 2.41 621 19.42 3.37

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...303,439.74
Petroleum oils, etc, ...149,733.42
Black tea (fermented ...86,408.33
Coffee, not roasted ...71,326.68
Niobium, tantalum an ...45,394.55
Petroleum oils, etc, ...484,173.37
Gold in unwrought fo ...242,131.99
Other medicaments of ...78,048.91
Cane or beet sugar, ...69,811.97
Transmission apparat ...65,919.42

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Rwanda

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 11.64
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,454,874.07
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 9.55
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 41.74

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.17
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.11

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All25

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2011

No Of NTM Measures (2011)36
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2011)2,239

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)10,334
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)780.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,683.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-16.28

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank38
Trading Across Borders Rank88

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.99
LPI Rank62